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>> and that's what's making news in america this morning. >> thanks live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >> in this remarkable chapter in the history of united states and iraq, we have met our responsibilities. now it is time to turn a page. >> seven years later, president obama nicolaus the iraq war over. good morning, washington. thanks for joining us on this wednesday morning. i am alison starling. >> i am pamela brown. thanks for joining us on this first day of september. we begin with traffic and weather every ten minutes. first, meteorologist adam caskey. >> high temperatures still.
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tomorrow we will try for the second most 90-degree days in a given year. today is still hot. 68 in frederick. 70 and culpeper. herndon, 69. total sunshine again today. it will feel like the past couple days, 95 degrees. the inequality is down a notch to code orange for this afternoon. sunny and hot again tomorrow, a few degrees cooler, low 90's. -now to lisa baden. the construction on the hot lanes project is complete for the morning. if everything is open between the american legion bridge and the springfield exit. looks good on 66 and 95 in
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virginia. 95 maryland, lingering goldwork, but it will not get anything to your travel. leaving the beltway and southbound into colombia, still getting the green light even with the lingering construction. no issues on the green lettuce, a total, 66, 270. back to you. >> thank you. getting ready for hurricane earl, the category 4 is not expected to make landfall in the u.s., but state leaders are not taking chances. watches and warnings are in effect up and down the east coast. >> de virginia a's government will declare an emergency so that local agencies can be ready photograph happens. courtney robinson has the latest. >> many officials do not want residents or beach goers to be caught off guard, which is why we are seeing what is put into place. fema is deploying teams from the carolinas to main.
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north carolina does have a hurricane watch in place. virginia gov. bob mcdonnell will declare a state of emergency today. the hurricane greatest the caribbean islands, leaving damage, but no deaths or injuries. earl is over the open ocean now and it can wheaton still. it threatens to sideswipe the eastern seaboard. evacuations are underway for n.c.'s order banks in north carolina and south carolina they are bracing. the hurricane could reach 200 miles off of virginia beach, enough to produce minor flooding, have the wind, and a possible storm surge. forecasters don't believe it will make direct landfall. it is supposed to approach early friday. by saturday it should reach new england, where it is more likely
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to have a direct impact on places like cape cod. courtney robinson reporting. >> you can track girl any time onto president obama announced an end to the u.s. involvement in iraq or anti pay tribute to the u.s. men and women fighters and said it's time to turn the page. >> the president's bill, does president bush used in 2003 to declare war on iraq and the incidents over -- and then president obama has now said it is over. >> the american combat mission in iraq has ended. >> it was not mission accomplished, but the suggestion of a promise fulfilled. >> this was my pledge to the american people was a candidate
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to this office. last february i announced a plan that would bring our combat brigade of iraq while doubling our efforts to strengthen iraqi security forces and supported the government and people. that is what we have done. >> the president called the withdrawal of transition, a seismic shift to an advise and assist role. >republicans reminded americans better than candidate obama criticized president bush's troops search. >> now the problem takes credit for the results. >> the president said it is in our own interest to turn the nation's attention homeward. >> we need to put the millions of americans live lost their jobs back to work. >> u.s. troops today are building a change of command ceremony to mark the transition from operation of dagen freedom
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dawn.ration and lutnew looking at this day ahead, a new round of mideast peace talks about to begin. president obama los israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu and palestinian president muggle the boss in separate white house meetings today, the first effort to restart the peace process in two years. -- president abbas. after suspicious items were found in the luggage of two men, investigators thought they were posing a threat, but now they have been discovered not to have known each other. a 9-year-old girl was fatally struck by a car. rebecca johns was struck on franconia road on monday when
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struck by a car. she died. residents say there is no safe place across franconia road even though there are two schools and a park along that corridor. >> it has been a nightmare. people have complained for years about it. all the way to telegraph. >> it takes a tragedy like this, unfortunately. it's time to get resolution. >> many parents are no longer allowing their children to walk or ride their bikes on franconia road. we have 74 degrees on this first day of september. >> still ahead, sparks fly between supporters of d.c.'s two main candidates for mayor. we will have the latest from grace crass. the race.
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>> a new plan to chase young people from the streets of chinatown, not sitting well with everyone.
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4:40 on this wednesday morning. earl is not having an impact
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locally. it is a category 4, sustained winds at 135 miles an hour. there's mid-level moisture in the air. the green means a lot of moisture. the orange area is the dry air. the hurricane has stronger upper level winds, which means it should weaken over the next couple days. it will brush the east coast. there's a 30% chance of tropical storm fay force winds along the delmarva peninsula beaches. there may be if you gusts around friday morning. total sunshine locally today, mid 90's. low 80's and sonny for the upcoming weekend. there was an accident with a tractor trailer south and 95 virginia between thornburgh and ladysmith. the truck was carrying tires and
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the tires were burning. brushfires still happening in that area. the right lane is closed. if your going south through thornburgh heading toward richmond, the craright lane is blocked. back to you. >> thank you. 74 degrees on this wednesday. >> coming up, accusations of intimidation and the case of mistaken identity, the latest on the primary races in the district. >> a little white box is making waves at the chinatown mitchell.
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welcome back on this wednesday. emergency officials are urging people along the east coast to get ready for hurricane earl. its path is uncertain, but no one is taking chances. visitors are being told to leave the various islands of north carolina. virginia gov. bob mcdonnell is expected to declare an emergency today. president obama's as it is time to turn the page in iraq. denounced the end of u.s. combat operations there after more than seven years. 15,000 u.s. troops will stay in iraq to train and advise iraqi security forces. and a new round of middle east peace talks get underway today. president obama will meet with palestinian president abbas and israeli prime minister benjamin
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netanyahu at the white house, the first round of direct peace talks in two years nearly. young people normally converging on tontitown streets have not been hanging calaveras mostly because of new technology. now the story. >> some are able to hear the beeping and some are not. it is being used to combat on route teenagers in one of the busiest spots in d.c. >> low-level harassment. >> possible frequency is high enough to hear. >> it is an annoying sound to keep people alive. >> it was installed a few weeks a mass of alive
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>> if it works, that would be nice. >> the developer says, "we will continue to cooperate with metropolitan police and metro transit police and will utilize measures to counter those lettering or engaging in activities that the impact of business and their patrons." at times almost everyone is able to hear it. it may be harmful. >> this is a stupid idea. turning to the d.c. mayor's race, tensions are running high between supporters of the two leading candidates. some vincent gray supporters say they are being physically intimidated. they have been called names by adrian fenty supporters and somewhat worried it could become violent. >> turning to more violent in
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nature, that is where the lines should be drawn. >> these are the types of games they are playing and then they come to the media with it. god will make them pay for this. >> vincent gray has called for them to stop and he says adrian fenty should do the same. there's been no evidence to support the claims. a d.c. council aide, phil mendelson, is being challenged in the democratic primary by michael brown, who has the same name as another d.c. councilman. critics accuse brown of trying to [unintelligible] >> it has been a week since the alaska republican primary. late last night the incumbent senator lisa murkowski conceded the race to joe miller. allegis officials began countin -- election officials
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began counting the ballots on tuesday. the waiting game continues for virginians needing to get driver's licenses. there's no word on when the dmv computer problems will be fixed. virginia state police will not take any action against diverse as licence expired between august 25 and september 30, for now. it is 74 degrees. a washington post reporter suspended after a fake tweet. he says it was a misguided test. a check on traffic and weather every ten minutes. you are watchinig "good morning washington." we will be right back.
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time for traffic and weather. >> i understand there's no information about hurricane earl. >> as i mentioned, we are
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expecting it to lose its strength and slowly diminished. the latest update at 5:00, it has been downgraded to a category 3 with maximum sustained winds of 125 miles an hour. slowly starting to lose a little bit of its strength, as expected. we will talk about it this morning, coming up in a few minutes. a live look get the local forecast. we are in the 60's again. low 70's downtown. 73 in vienna and arlington. another sunny and hot today, mid 90's again. 95 is a high temperature. if not oppressively humid. let's go to lesa for the wednesday morning drive. traffic is moving very nicely around the beltway.
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overnight construction is gone in virginia. they did some work overnight. looks good near fedex field. nothing to report near landover. a quiet ride on 95 in and out of baltimore. going south into richmond, there was a truck fire yesterday and/or brushfires, 95 south between thornburgh and ladysmith, the right lane is still closed. back to you. >> thank you. we have 74 degrees. >> coming up, a new look for the oval office. the not so extreme hall makeover when we come back. --
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the president spoke last night from a newly renovated oval office. workers installed new wallpaper and a new rug and new furniture. there are modern lamps and borglum's dial shares. the club pays homage to and republican presidents and if it features quotes from abraham lincoln and teddy roosevelt. another reason to watch what you tweet. a man has been suspended after sending a fax message on his page. >> i made a terrible mistake using my twitter account, which identifies me as a washington post columnist. >> the apologized.
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he says he wanted to make a point on twitter yesterday. he rode three phony messages about sports, proving that anybody can print anything. >> i don't think as a journalist that he should be putting out false information. >> fp printed the donovan mcnabb will start on september 12 and he said the nfl would suspend ben roethlisberger 5 games. several newspapers picked up on his tweaks and attributed the information to wise. then he revealed that the swedes were not true and that the bagel think up while on the radio. -- that he made the whole thing .pp >> it was unprofessional. >> he said he hopes that he has
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not damaged the credibility of the newspaper or is own. >> integrity is the only thing gender and journalists have left in this world. it pains me to say that my irresponsible experiment has cost me a chance of my own credibility today. still to come in our next hour or, making waves, hurricane earl is during a the atlantic and the east coast is bracing for whatever the storm has in store. >> tonight i am announcing that the american combat mission in iraq has ended. >> the dawn of a new day in iraq. >> bigness to tell you about out of redskins park, but france should expect the final week of the preseason. good morning washington at 5:00 begins right now. >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. morning washington," on your side.

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